The junior from Fort Collins, Colo., has helped the Marshall defense hold opponents to 14 goals in 18 games, and has scored two critical goals at the other end - one to beat Middle Tennessee and another to tie Tulsa. That helped the Thundering Herd make the C-USA tournament.
MU BASKETBALL: Leah Scott scored 23 points and Suporia Dickens had nine points and 15 rebounds as the Herd women's team devoured Kentucky Christian 78-29 in an exhibition game at Cam Henderson Center.
MEC FOOTBALL: Shepherd took two of the three Mountain East Conference player-of-the-week awards in football, with Corey Washington (defense) and C.J. Davis honored.
Washington forced a fumble and returned an interception 40 yards for a touchdown in the Rams' 45-19 win over Glenville State. Davis had a 90-yard kickoff return for a TD
West Virginia Wesleyan's Michael Anderson was the top offensive player, rushing for 224 yards and a touchdown in a 40-37 win over Fairmont State.